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EP32 “把”(bǎ)  and “被”(bèi)

EP32 “把”(bǎ)  and “被”(bèi)

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Dialogue:

A:你怎么了?看起来不太开心。

nǐ zěn me le ?kàn qǐ lái bú tài kāi xīn 。

What’s wrong with you? It seems that you’re not happy.

B:我把事情搞砸了,然后被老板骂了。

wǒ bǎ shì qíng gǎo zá le ,rán hòu bèi lǎo bǎn mà le。

I had screwed up. Just now the boss scolded me.

Words & Expressions:

【怎么了】zěn me le:what happened; what’s wrong

【看起来】kàn qǐ lái: seem; looks; appear

【开心】kāi xīn:happy

【把】bǎ:make

【事情】shì qíng:thing; things

【搞】gǎo:get; make; do; 

【砸】zá: break; smash; crush; foul up

【然后】rán hòu: then; after that; afterwards

【被】bèi: by

【骂】mà: scold; abuse; curse; call names

EP32 “把”(bǎ)  and “被”(bèi)


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